advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent(noun)
a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
One who supports something; an advocate
Origin: * From proponens, present participle of prōpōnere
making proposals; proposing
one who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition
the propounder of a thing
Origin: [L. proponens, p. pr.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prō-pō′nent, adj. proposing.—n. one who makes a proposal or proposition: (law) one who propounds a will for probate.
The numerical value of proponent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of proponent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm really not. I'm a strong proponent of do it once, do it right.
The U.S. has been very much a proponent of U.S. businesses entering and increasing trade and economic ties.
The conditions I have imposed take into account issues raised by the community and ensure that the proponent must meet the highest environmental standards.
I’m a very big proponent of security, and if they were patting me down, no problem, but this was a 10-year-old girl. The whole system seems to not work the way it should be working.
It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond-the-fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill-file.
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